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Section Head of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Company: American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Section Head of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Date Available: 8/30/2023 Institution: University of Michigan Location: Ann Arbor, MI Description: Section Head of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Michigan Medicine is seeking a Section Head of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery who will be responsible for oversight of all clinical, research, administrative, and educational domains within the Section. They will lead all strategic visioning, programmatic growth, and new initiatives while maintaining a strong financial performance. The Section Head will be responsible for all faculty recruitment, mentorship, development, and retention. Most importantly, the preferred candidate will be fully committed to fostering a culture that supports diversity and inclusion. The preferred candidate will demonstrate a proven track record of success in all of these domains.

The University of Michigan Section of Plastic Surgery is part of a statewide network which includes the University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Hospital, MyMichigan Health (Midland, Michigan), Sparrow Hospital (Lansing, Michigan), Chelsea Community Hospital (Chelsea, Michigan), and Michigan West (Grand Rapids, Michigan). At the University of Michigan Hospitals in Ann Arbor, we have 22 full-time clinical faculty members and 2 Clinical Adjunct Faculty members. We have a large clinical volume with over 30,000 clinic visits and 4,000 major operations per year. The scope of our clinical practice encompasses the full breadth of plastic and reconstructive surgery including hand surgery, craniofacial surgery, pediatric plastic surgery, aesthetic surgery, body contouring, breast reconstruction, general plastic surgery, gender affirming surgery, microvascular reconstruction, peripheral nerve, lymphedema, limb reconstruction, and osseous integration.

The University of Michigan Section of Plastic Surgery is actively involved in the education of medical students, residents, and fellows. Plastic Surgery has 7-year integrated residency program with 28 approved positions. We have 2 ACGME accredited hand fellows, 1 ACGME accredited craniofacial fellow, 1 fellow in gender affirmation surgery, and 1 fellow in microsurgery.

The faculty in the Section of Plastic Surgery hold 8 Endowed Professorships and have extensively served in leadership roles locally and nationally. Currently, our faculty hold many significant leadership roles in organized plastic surgery helping to guide the specialty forward.

Plastic Surgery has a diverse and robust clinical and basic science research portfolio with notable strengths in health services, educational, and translational research. Eight faculty members in plastic surgery have extramural funding to support their individual research efforts. Over the past 10 years, the Section of Plastic Surgery's annual research spending has exceeded $4,000,000/year and over the past 3 years, has exceeded $5,000,000/year. Plastic Surgery faculty collaborate closely with faculty colleagues in the Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, the Center for Global Surgery, the Center for Surgical Innovation, the College of Engineering, and numerous departments across the university.

Candidates should have an M.D. and be Board Certified in Plastic Surgery. They should hold or have the ability to obtain the appropriate medical licenses in the State of Michigan.
Excellent leadership and communication skills are essential. Evidence of clinical competence and competence in clinical and didactic teaching and research is expected. For questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Andrew Chang:
Andrew Chang, MD

Please send your curriculum vitae to:
Nadine Lewis, MHSA
Administrator, Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery
2130 Taubman Center
1500 East Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI, 48109-5331

Michigan Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the University. We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The Section of General Surgery in the Department of Surgery is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status, except as allowed by the need for bona fide occupational qualifications. Reasonable accommodation will also be provided to persons with disabilities, to disabled veterans, and to accommodate religious practice.
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Keywords: American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons, Ann Arbor , Section Head of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Healthcare , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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